Faithcast Episode 15 - 24 May 2017

May 24, 2017, 04:22 PM

Faithcast is the weekly podcast from, the news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference.

Presented by Brenda Drumm, Faithcast is a mixture of interviews and news snippets from the Catholic Church in Ireland.

In this episode of Faithcast, Brenda speaks to Archbishop Eamon Martin about the theme of this year’s World Communications Day message ‘Communicating Hope and Trust in our Times’ in the aftermath of the Manchester terrorist attack.

She also hears from Father Bernard McGuckian SJ about what the beatification of Father John Sullivan means to the Jesuit family in Clongowes Wood College in Co Kildare and she learns more about the life and ministry of the new Blessed John Sullivan SJ.

The faith news this week includes: - The launch of the volunteer and host a family programme by the World Meeting of Families 2018; - Pope Francis going door to door to bless the homes of Catholics in a Rome suburb; - The Fan the Flame gathering of 2000 Confirmation children in Derry Diocese; - Pope Francis receiving President Michael D Higgins at the Vatican

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Episode date: 24 May 2017

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